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Does Mavericks support OpenCL?

I installed the new OS X Mavericks and new Xcode on the "mid 2011" Macbook air. I run the code from this question, trying to test if the GPU supports OpenCL. But It seems to behave the same it ...
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How to submit a bug report to Apple's bug tracker?

I managed to write a piece of code that made Xcode 5's LLVM compiler segfault. Xcode prints a message that asks me to submit a bug report at http://developer.apple.com/bugreporter/. I try to do that, ...
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How Can I Set XCode to Correctly Highlight Multi-Line Strings for Shell Scripts?

Quite simply I have a shell script that I'm editing in XCode, and it contains several strings which contain new-lines. Easiest way for me to do this was just to leave the string open so that it spans ...
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Why does Xcode open when I start OS X?

Why does Xcode open with this file every time I start or restart OS X 10.8.4? I close it each time, have never manually opened it, and have no .savedState folder for Xcode in ~/.Library/Saved ...
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Uninstall OSX-gcc-installer without first installing Xcode

Is there a way that I can uninstall osx-gcc-installer without first having to install Xcode, then run sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools —mode=all ? I installed it on Mountain Lion, and I ...
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How do delete stuck download of Xcode 5 from app store?

Initially I was downloading Xcode 5 from the Mac App Store, but I found it extremely slow, and so I stopped the download. Then I downloaded it from the developer web site instead, which was much ...
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Is it safe to erase ~Library/Developer?

In the user Library, there is a Developer folder with about 3.2 GB of space (2.8GB from DocSets and the rest mainly from Xcode/iOS DeviceSupport). I had Xcode installed, I presume these are from that? ...
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why is my signing option not available in xcode? [closed]

I have developed an app in xcode (5) but when I got to distribute it one of the first steps is to select a method of signing the app, however when I look at project | target | general | identity I ...
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From where to download xcode 5?

I am using xcode 4.6.3. and now i want to download xcode 5. But i dont want to download it from itunes / mac store or apple developer site. So what are the other sources to download the xcode 5 ? ...
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Why is the Xcode icon red?

Today I noticed a very odd thing: the Xcode app icon on my system has changed to red. It seems really odd as the entire icon is the same, just that the color is red!
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How to Develop iOS or Mac apps?

I know Apple needs developers to be a part of the iOS Developer Program or Mac Developer Program to acquire several solutions and am interested in knowing how to start. What tools are needed for ...
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IDERepositoryViewer damaged or missing resources causes Xcode 5 to crash. Why?

I recently updated my OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion from Xcode 4.6.3 to Xcode 5 using the App Store upgrade. As I mentioned here ...
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Troubles install Xcode 5 on Mountain Lion

A few days ago I started to download the new Xcode 5, but I canceled this update at nearly 40%. Today I'm tried to download the update but it won't download. When I go to Mac Appstore, Updates it ...
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No GDB in the new Command Line Tools (OS X Mountain Lion) for Xcode - September 2013?

I've recently formatted my Mac and when I reinstalled the command line tools, I installed the new Command Line Tools (OS X Mountain Lion) for Xcode - September 2013. I've just typed gdb in my ...
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Where to find ARM GCC compiler in XCODE5?

I am trying to run kivy on Mac and it relies on my Xcode arm gcc compiler. I already tryied to answer this question in a stackoverflow question but here I we again... Where to find the arm apple ...
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How to install XCode on OS X 10.8.2

I've recently installed Mountain Lion 10.8.2. The installation is successful and had sound and network working out of the box. Now I wanted to install XCode for class and App Store says that I should ...
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Does installing Command Line Tools for Xcode also install Git?

When I run git --version I get git version 1.7.12.4 (Apple Git-37), and it seems to be located at /usr/bin/git. I don't remember installing Git, but I did install Command Line Tools for Xcode in order ...
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OpenMPI already installed in OS X?

I've been looking for MPI for OS X and some websites say that it is already installed in OS X (since 10.5). Could someone point out where is it installed? I cannot find mpicc nor mpirun. Or should I ...
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Applications/Xcode vs Developer/Applications/Xcode

I have OSX 10.8 with Xcode 4.6.3 installed (it shows under App Store). When I Spotlight-search "xcode" I see two results: Xcode – Mac & Xcode – Developer. The first launches as expected, but with ...
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Opening Xcode on Mac

I am new to Mac as well as Xcode. I have installed Xcode. When I click on Xcode on the toolbar or on Mac HD --> Applications --> Xcode, I do not see any editor opening. Please advise if I am doing ...
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How do I build and export .saver file in Xcode?

I'm a n00b to say the least when it comes to XCODE, Obj-C, and OpenGL. But i've managed to successfully modify and build an existing open source screensaver project. How do I export the product to an ...
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Xcode and installing GLEW for OpenGL

Right now, I am having trouble installing GLEW on my MacBook Pro (MAC OSX 10.6.8) for OpenGL projects. I have attempted to install GLEW multiple times so I do not get "no directory error", but ...
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Search within opened file in Xcode without Apple keyboard

Is there a way to search within opened file (only!) in Xcode when I can not use Apple keyboard (because I am connecting remotely via LogMeIn from a PC)? I guess there was a search icon just above the ...
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Why did Apple Decide not to install Command Line Tools as default? [closed]

Why did Apple Decide not to install Command Line Tools which now have to be installed through xcode?
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How do I sync/merge my local Xcode git repository with a remote git repository?

I have an Xcode project with a local git repository. How do I set it up so that I can sync/merge my local repository with a remote repository that I have already created? I've tried going to the ...
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What is special in /Applications/ folder?

What happens when an .app bundle going copy to the /Applications/ folder? Are there any processes starting, any preferences copied to /Library/ ? Is a copy to /Applications/ folder a special ...
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Requirements to use 'open -b “bundle.id” ' for OS X

I have a post install script which opens and runs my application silently. The app was made using Automator and basically runs an Applescript which in turn runs a Bash script embedded from the app ...
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Is it possible to update the itunes without updating Xcode?

I am having updates for both itunes and xcode in the App store. When I click update to itunes, it asks me to close both the itunes and xcode. I don't want to update xcode. Is it possible update ...
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Database app, accessible from Mac, iPad and Web

I feel very out of my depth with this query, but not being able to do it isn't really an option so I am going to have to learn how one way or another. I have been tasked with building an application ...
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How Jaicolder works?

I'v used the Jailcoder: http://oneiros.altervista.org/jailcoder/ To put app on Jailbroken iPad, but I wonder how it works? How Apple verify that someone bought their 99$/year program. How those ...
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How to set gcc 4.8 as default gcc compiler

I recently installed gcc 4.8 using brew on OSX 10.7.5 (Lion). I can now compile using gcc 4.8 by using g++-4.8 some_file.c or using the default gcc 4.2 by using g++ some_file.c I want to use gcc ...
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Ios app transfer [closed]

I am developing an ios app for a client and would like to know that when I go for the $99 developer program I can post the app and get all the help but what about when I want to provide everything to ...
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XCode as a debugger, tutorial?

I've never used debuggers, except for occasionally GDB's backtrace to find a segfault. I'm currently working with a moderate sized C hydrodynamics code, where I think it might be time to start using ...
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I uninstalled xcode 4.6 and the App Store still wants to update it

A few months ago the app store notified me to update xcode. When I attempted to do this, the download hung and wouldn't complete. I tried several more times after restarting each time. Always the same ...
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Will XCode break if I change AppleID?

For the past year I have had my old appleid that I used with my own personal IOS developer portal account at Apple. Recently I joined a new company and want to get onto their developer program. When I ...
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How to get Apple Command Line Developer Tools without App Store?

I got a mid-2013 MacBook Air for UNIX development. I'm disappointed that it came with no C/C++ compilers and with no make, which are apparently part of Apple Command Line Developer Tools, which is ...
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MacPorts fails to find 'make'

I've installed Xcode and MacPorts on a brand new mid-2013 MacBook Air, but MacPorts doesn't work, saying that it cannot find anything. mba:~ cnst$ sudo port install wget Warning: The Command Line ...
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How do I get make, gcc, clang, Xcode?

It has been almost a week as Apple has disabled downloads from https://developer.apple.com/downloads/ due to a security breach. If you don't have App Store set up for whichever reason, how are you ...
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Xcode 4.6 hangs at startup

Upon opening Xcode, without given the option to do anything else, it opens a blank editor window showing "no selection" with a spinning activity indicator. It then takes up 100% of the CPU for a few ...
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xcrun file shell script code in Mac OSX 10.7.5

I updated my /usr/bin/xcrun file on my computer running on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 by mistake. Can anybody send me the shell script code or any link where I can find this? FYI, I have Xcode (4.6) also ...
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Update Xcode from 4.6.1 to 4.6.3 for Homebrew

I have installed Xode downloading the DMG (not from the Mac App Store). Now each time I run brew doctor it says: Your Xcode (4.6.1) is outdated Please install Xcode 4.6.3. But In App Store > ...
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Dashcode (3.0.5) crashes in Mountain Lion (10.8.4)

I'm trying to get Dashcode to run in order to make a dashboard widget to surprise my friend. The app opens but crashes almost instantly (even in safe mode and Mavericks). The console yields the ...
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Use a custom version of clang in Xcode

I installed the recent version of clang (to /usr/local/). How do I set up Xcode to use this and not the built-in version of clang?
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XCode 5 Developer Preview With XCode 4.6.2 [closed]

Apple announced XCode 5 Developer Preview Today and I want to try it. But Before I take any step I want to know that what happen with my old version of Xcode (version 4.6.2)? Will XCode 5 Developer ...
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how to reinstall xcode command-line tools?

I had serious problems from two versions of Xcode on the same machine. I removed all Xcode app instances & many other non-System 'xcode'-related files, then reinstalled the app (4.6.2), fixing my ...
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can't install xcode, issue with MobileDevice.pkg

I am trying to install xcode on my mac version : Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 But I'm having a problem, i download xcode version 4.6.2 from Appstore after i installed the app i clicked on the icon in the ...
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XCode repeatedly hangs on launch

I'm new to OSX and running Mountain Lion in a Virtual Box VM. Xcode was running fine and I managed to create a simple Hello World App. I restarted the VM and when I tried to reopen my project Xcode ...
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What is the relationship between the OS release, the XCode release, and the default compiler?

If you run: 'cc --version' or 'c++ --version' on a modern OS X with XCode and the command line tools installed (in my case, Mountain Lion with XCode 4.6.x) you will see that the default C ...
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pause download from appstore and shutdown then resume after restarting computer

I am using mountain lion on macbook pro. I want to know if it is posible to pause while downloading xcode from appstore and shutdown my computer, then resume my download from where i paused it when I ...
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Least intrusive way to install Ruby 1.9 on a borrowed MacBook?

I need to use Ruby 1.9 for a programming test, and I'll be borrowing my dad's MacBook Air to do so. He's running OSX 10.7.5 and has Ruby 1.8.7 What's the least "invasive" way to install a newer ...